Thursday, May 23, 2019

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Justice Department offers to share Mueller documents

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House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff is scrapping a Wednesday morning meeting intended to take an "enforcement action" against the Justice Department after it agreed to…

Official funeral Service For Harold Hoyte

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The official funeral for co-founder and Editor Emeritus of the Nation Publishing Co. Ltd., the late Harold Hoyte, will take place at the Garfield Sobers…

Medical Marijuana Products Approved For Importation

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The Ministry of Health and Wellness has approved five medicinal marijuana drugs submitted by the Drug Formulary Committee to be placed on the National Drug…

School Plants & Facilities Receive Financial Boost

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Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, Mia Amor Mottley, has injected additional funds into the upgrade of school plants for this year’s Domestic Summer Programme…

Trinidadian steel band players sue NYPD for ‘unconstitutional arrests’

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Four Trinidadian-born steel band players in the Caribbean J’Ouvert festival in Brooklyn, have filed a federal lawsuit against the City of New York and the…

Jamaicans face possible jail term as drought situation worsens

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Jamaicans could face possible prison terms as the National Water Commission (NWC) issued a prohibition order making it a prosecutable offence to waste water or…

Police investigating unnatural death

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Police are investigation into the unnatural death of a man at Orange Hill, St James. Officers received a report around 1:08 a.m. about a dispute…

Bermuda monitoring TS Andrea

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Though no coastal watches or warnings are in effect, Bermuda has been advised to monitor subtropical storm Andrea. The system formed well to the south…

Trio remanded

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It's off to prison for the three men held following a million dollar drug bust offshore Barbados. The trio, Christopher Dave Johnson. 36 years of…

Gold at Chelsea Flower Show

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Team Barbados continues its winning streak copping another gold award at this year's Chelsea Flower Show. The Barbados Horticultural Society was awarded the floral award…

CCJ dismisses appeal by Grenadian nationals

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The Trinidad-based Caribbean Court of Justice (CCJ) Monday dismissed an application four Grenadian nationals who had accused the Barbados government of violating their right to…

Guyana Ministry of Education denies student in critical condition at hospital

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The Ministry of education Monday confirmed that the police were investigating an incident in which two students fell ill after a substance had been mixed…

SPORTS

Major blow as injury puts Dottin out of key England series

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Injury has ruled aggressive all-rounder Deandra Dottin out of upcoming tours of Ireland and England starting later this month, dealing…

Rafael Nadal beats Novak Djokovic to win ninth Rome Masters

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Rafael Nadal had to dig deep to beat Novak Djokovic in the final of the Rome Masters and claim his…

Simmons’ resignation paves way for possible return

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The decision by Phil Simmons to step down as head coach of Afghanistan after the ICC World Cup has opened…

Holder named as Tridents’ marquee player

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The Barbados Tridents have named West Indies Test and One Day International captain Jason Holder as their marquee player for…

New ownership takes over Tridents

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The Barbados Tridents will have new owners for the upcoming 2019 Hero Caribbean Premier League season. The USA-based CMG Companies…

Hundreds turn out to pay final respects to Nurse

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Hundreds of mourners flocked to Kensington Oval on Friday as legendary West Indies batsman Seymour Nurse played his final innings.…

Olympian St Louis dies

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Trinidad and Tobago’s Olympic table tennis star, Dexter St Louis, has died. The 51-year-old passed away on Thursday in France…

Windies seeking World Cup boost in final against Tigers

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Friday’s Tri-Nations Series final against Bangladesh will provide West Indies with a much-needed gauge of their competitiveness, as they prepare…

Sir Curtly says Bravo’s form worrying ahead of World Cup

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Great former fast bowler, Sir Curtly Ambrose, says Darren Bravo’s current poor form is a cause of concern, especially with…

Stephen Curry inspires game-one win

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Stephen Curry inspired the Golden State Warriors to a 116-94 win over the Portland Trail Blazers in game one of…

Amazon Warriors adds firepower in shape of Pooran

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Guyana Amazon Warriors have signed West Indies left-hander Nicholas Pooran as their marquee player for the upcoming Caribbean Premier League…

Husbands back to old self with Fury Stakes win

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Barbadian Patrick Husbands put to rest any fears over his fitness when he produced smooth ride aboard 3-1 chance Speedy…

BUSINESS

Antigua still optimistic about sale of Scotiabank to local investors

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The Antigua and Barbuda government says it remains optimistic that an agreement could reached regarding the sale of Scotiabank to a consortium of local stakeholders.…

Barbados’ Economy Passing The Right Road Signs

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Barbados’ economy is passing the right road signs on the journey to success and transformation says Prime Minister Mia Amor Mottley. She expressed this view…

JMMB group buys into Sagicor

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Sagicor Financial Corporation Limited says it has entered into an agreement with the Jamaica-based broker dealer JMMB Group that will result in the company owning…

EU removes Barbados from tax haven blacklist

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The European Union removed the British overseas territory of Bermuda, the Dutch Caribbean island of Aruba and Barbados on Friday from the bloc's blacklist of…

Tardy Employers Hampering Employee Tax Filing

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A significant number of employees are being hampered in their efforts to file accurate 2018 income tax returns, due to their employers’ failure to file…

Jamaican group completes take-over of Trinidad insurance company

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The National Commercial Bank Financial Group (NCBFG) says it has “successfully completed’ the acquisition acquire control of the Trinidad-based company, Guardian Holdings Limited (GHL). NCBFG…

Statement by Pro. Avinash Persaud On White Oak Advisory

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Statement by Professor Avinash Persaud, published in the Financial Times, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. I am disturbed at the level of considered imbalance in your…

Trinidad Government maintains economy has turned around

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The Trinidad and Tobago government Monday reported strong economic indicators for the first half of this year with revenue being estimated at more than TT$706…

Former Central Bank governor makes case for adopting US currency

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A former central bank governor is calling for Caribbean countries to give up their individual currencies and adopt the United States dollar. Dr. DeLeslie Worrell,…

BMA still on maintaining standards

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The manufacturing sector remains serious about maintaining the highest standards when it comes to the safety and health at work legislation. President of the Barbados…

Antigua and Barbuda makes formal approach to purchase Barbados shares in LIAT

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The Antigua and Barbuda government has made a formal offer to Barbados to acquire its shares in the cash-strapped regional airline, LIAT. A statement issued…

Break up Facebook, says company's co-founder

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One of the co-founders of Facebook called on Thursday for the social media behemoth to be broken up, warning that the company's head, Mark Zuckerberg,…